Harford County and Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway will host a workshop organized by representatives of the Maryland Department of Transportation and State Highway Administration that focuses on four key state programs that support trail/pedestrian/bicycle projects and programs.
The workshop will be held Thursday, February 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Harford County Council Chamber, 212 South Bond Street, 1st Floor, in Bel Air.
The afternoon will focus on the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), Bikeways Program (BP) and Safe Routes to School Program (SRSP).
The workshop is an opportunity for interested community members to learn about available funding sources, project eligibility, program requirements and funding cycles. Those interested in attending the workshop, which is open to the public and free of charge, should RSVP by visiting http://www.eventbrite.com/e/mdotsha-bicylcepedestrian-project-funding-worksop-harford-county-tickets-10320088663.
In addition, similar workshops are being held in other areas of Maryland including a February 13 gathering at the MNCPPC PG Parks & Recreation Headquarters in Riverdale hosted by Prince George's County and the Anacostia Trails Heritage Area; February 27, at the Queen Anne's County Department of Planning and Zoning in Centreville, hosted by Queen Anne's County and the Stories of the Chesapeake Heritage Area; and March 5 at the Browning Building in Frederick, hosted by Frederick County and the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area.
Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway is a nonprofit organization based in Darlington whose mission is to stimulate local economic activity by developing a linkage to natural, historic and cultural resources through land and water recreational trails. To date, 22 miles of continuous public recreation trails connecting Harford and Cecil counties have been constructed. The trail system has been designated a priority segment of the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail.
For more information about Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway, visit hitourtrails.com.